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  Do you remember learning to ride a bike? One of my key memories is that my younger brother learnt before me – what a humiliation for competitive siblings! Luckily I did learn eventually and am now a keen cyclist. Even as a child I loved the feeling of independence I got from speeding around under my own steam. Many kids learn to ride on the pavement, often with the stabilisers on. But pavements are usually narrow or cluttered with…

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Growing Street Play in my Community: Jo’s Story

Jo Chesterman posted this in Community on 27/03/2017

Bristol resident Jo Chesterman tells us how her dynamism has lead her to promote Playing Out throughout her…

Designing Streets for Play – Research and Observation

Helen Forman posted this in Local activators, Playing Out, Traffic on 01/03/2017

There’s a house on a corner near where I live in suburban Leeds that makes me happy nearly…

Street Play in Canada: street hockey, snow and sidewalks

Vanessa Farquharson, Director of Communications & Campaigns, Earth Day Canada posted this in International street play on 06/02/2017

Vanessa Farquharson is Director of Communications and Campaigns for Earth Day Canada – a charity that inspires and…

January 2017 News

Alice posted this in News, Playing Out on 11/01/2017

Welcome to Daniella and a new phase for Playing Out A warm welcome to Daniella Radice who has…

A Restorative Approach to Road Sharing

Alice posted this in Traffic on 14/12/2016

The ‘talking stone’ lay inertly in my hand – a small grey pebble just like the dozens my…

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